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English definition of “non-negotiable”

non-negotiable

adjective uk   /ˌnɒn.nəˈɡəʊ.ʃə.bl̩/ us    /ˌnɑːn.nəˈɡoʊ.ʃi.ə-/

non-negotiable adjective (NOT DISCUSSED)

Something that is non-negotiable cannot be changed by discussion: The terms of this agreement are non-negotiable.

non-negotiable adjective (CHEQUE)

specialized finance & economics A non-negotiable cheque cannot be exchanged for money and must be paid into a bank account.

non-negotiable adjective (FINANCIAL PRODUCT)

specialized finance & economics A non-negotiable financial product cannot be bought and sold: Time deposits are non-negotiable deposits that are maintained in a bank for a specified period of time.
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